At Vauxhall, we’re spearheading the quiet revolution with our new range of ‘whispering diesels’. Quiet, refined and smooth, they’re a new generation of lightweight and compact 1.6 litre turbo diesels – with Vauxhall’s first ever all-aluminium diesel engine.
They expand Vauxhall’s low emissions ecoFLEX family of engines; your gateway to much more efficient motoring, offering:
Best of all, these cost-saving benefits are achieved without compromising performance or driving enjoyment:
"Vauxhall's new 1.6 CDTi "whisper diesel" is a fantastic engine that lives up to its name. Stick to low revs and it purrs away beautifully. It offers a sharp turn of pace, too." Auto Express
"I drove the 400 mile round trip from London (to Ellesmere Port) in a Astra Sports Tourer powered by the sweet-revving new 1.6 litre diesel.....it was quiet, smooth, flexible, comfortable and extremely frugal." Autocar
"Vauxhall's 'whisper' name for the engine is a perfect description, as it remains totally hushed and quiet no matter the scenario, and it ably mates to the smooth, slick and positive manual gearbox with six well-chosen ratios." Diesel Car
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^£28,750 on-the-road cost for Ampera includes £5,000 Plug-in Car Grant.
*** = 2014-15 tax year. General Motors UK Limited does not offer tax advice and recommends that all Company Car Drivers consult their accountant with their particular position.
** = Official Government Test Environment Data. Official EU-regulated test data is provided for comparison purposes and actual performance will depend on driving style, road conditions and other non-technical factors.
* = Excludes fuel & lubricants; congestion charges; parking and speeding fines and the £250 insurance excess (if applicable).The 3 Day Test Drive programme is for Company Car Drivers only (excluding Vauxhall and Associate Company employees). It features a wide selection of models from the Vauxhall range (excluding Ampera and all VXR models and commercial vehicles and subject to availability). Drivers must be aged 25 years or over and have held a full driving licence for at least a year. You will need to have your driving licence (and proof of identity (i.e. passport) where the driving licence is not a photocard licence) when your car is delivered. While every effort will be made to ensure that at least 3 days are provided for the test drive, this cannot always be guaranteed due to delivery and collection dates and timings. Available to the UK mainland only. Terms and Conditions apply.